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    AL Player Analysis - May 25, 2021

    Vladimir Guerrero Jr. went 2-for-5 with two home runs and three RBIs vs. the Rays on Monday. Guerrero crushed a pair of homers in a losing effort for Toronto, going deep in the fourth and eighth innings as the Blue...

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    NL Player Analysis- May 23, 2021

    Max Fried-Braves-SP Max Fried went 7 IP and gave up 1 ER on 4 H, 3 BB, and 2 K's against the Pirates. Through seven starts Fried has a 4.63 ERA and 1.49 WHIP. On the surface, it looks as...

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    AL Daily Player Notes - May 24th, 2021

    Joey Gallo (OF - TEX) - We've talked about this multiple times this month on the Fantistics Insider Baseball show, but Joey Gallo simply hasn't been the same player since his oblique injury in June of 2019. Before that you...

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    Weekly NL Report - May 23rd, 2021

    IN THE FIELD Edwin Rios underwent successful surgery on his injured shoulder this week. He suffered a torn labrum that will most likely cost him the rest of 2021. He could be fantasy relevant next season though depending on what...

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    Adolis Garcia Keeps Raking - May 23, 2021

    Adolis Garcia, OF, TEX Garcia smashed 2 more HR's against the Astros on Saturday, and suddenly finds himself just 1 HR behind Ronald Acuna Jr. for the MLB HR lead with 14. Garcia has lifted his game up a notch...

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    NL Analysis - May 23rd, 2021

    Ozzie Albies, 2B, ATL Albies went 2 for 4 with a pair of home runs on Saturday evening against Pittsburgh. Since enduring four consecutive 0-4 games, Albies has come alive the past couple of days. Over his past two games,...

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    AL Player Analysis- May 22, 2021

    Isaiah Kiner-Falefa- SS- TEX- Hot- Kiner-Falefa went 2-for-4 last night and swiped 2 bases. That boosted him into a double digit total of 10 for the season and second highest total in the majors. IKF has added a career-high 5...

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    Is Austin Riley Breaking Out? - May 22, 2021

    Austin Riley (3B-ATL) went 3-4 with a pair of longballs, a double, and 3 RBI against the Pirates on Friday. The 24 year-old is now hitting .310 with 7 homers, 15 RBI, and 25 runs scored through his first 173...

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    11 Years in, Brandon Crawford is Breaking Out - May 21, 2021

    Brandon Crawford, SS, SF Crawford remained scorching hot on Thursday, going 3-6 with a HR and 6 RBI in a blowout win over the Reds. Since the start of May, Crawford has reached a new level, hitting .348 (16-46) with...

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    AL Player Analysis- May 19, 2021

    Lucas Giolito-White Sox-SP Lucas Giolito went 8 IP and gave up 1 ER on 2 H, 3 BB, and 11 K's against the Twins. Giolito has been a major disappointment for fantasy managers who took him in the first or...

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    NL Player Analysis- May 20, 2021

    Kolten Wong- 2B- MIL- Hot- Wong has had a tendency in his career to be streaky so when he does something good, it can be worthwhile to try and jump on the train for a while. Yesterday he went 3-for-5...

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    Turnbull's no-no - May 19th, 2021

    Spencer Turnbull, SP, DET Turnbull no-hit the Mariners on Tuesday night in Seattle. He surrendered just two walks and struck out nine in the contest. Turnbull has been solid this season, but he really put it all together in this...

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    NL Player Analysis - May 19, 2021

    Christian Yelich (OF-MIL) - Yelich returned from his second back-related IL stint Tuesday to go 0-for-4 with three strikeouts against the Royals. That dropped him to .316/.422/.342, a line that looks very Yelich-like...until that third number. In 45 PA, Yelich...

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    Cole's Hiccup - May 18, 2021

    Gerrit Cole, SP (NYY) Cole fans have to be frustrated. Monday was the easy leg of his two-start week, but he was touched up by the soft-hitting Rangers. He allowed season highs in runs (5) and hits (7) en route...

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    NL Player Analysis - May 18, 2021

    Taijuan Walker (SP-NYM) Walker left about 3 scoreless innings Monday night, but left due to left side tightness. Walker has been a steal for the Mets through 7 starts racking up 3 wins with a 2.05 ERA (2.92 FIP), a...

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    NL Daily Player Notes - May 17th, 2021

    Matt Beaty (1B/OF - LAD) - Beaty is a must-add for me for the coming week(s) with all of the injuries the Dodgers have suffered of late. His playing time seems pretty assured for the next few weeks at least,...

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    AL Player Analysis - May 17, 2021

    Aaron Judge went 2-for-3 with a solo homer, two runs scored, and a walk in Sunday's loss to the Orioles. Judge went to town against Baltimore's pitching this weekend, tallying multiple hits and at least one home run in all...

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    AL Player Analysis - May 17, 2021

    Aaron Judge went 2-for-3 with a solo homer, two runs scored, and a walk in Sunday's loss to the Orioles. Judge went to town against Baltimore's pitching this weekend, tallying multiple hits and at least one home run in all...

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    AL Player Analysis - May 17, 2021

    Aaron Judge went 2-for-3 with a solo homer, two runs scored, and a walk in Sunday's loss to the Orioles. Judge went to town against Baltimore's pitching this weekend, tallying multiple hits and at least one home run in all...

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    AL Player Analysis- May 16, 2021

    Willie Adames- SS- TB- Hot- Adames went 1-for-3 with 2 walks, 2 runs, and 2 RBI yesterday. For the season, he is only slashing .187/.237/.341. Adames does have 4 homers. There are positives to his Statcast numbers, with what would...

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    Anderson is Inefficient, but Effective - April 16, 2021

    Ian Anderson (SP-ATL) fared well against the Brewers on Saturday as he gave up just 1 run on 2 hits and 4 walks while fanning 4 over 6 innings of work. The young righty tossed 61 of his 110 pitches...

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    Gausman Shines Again - May 15, 2021

    Kevin Gausman (SP-SF) was stellar against the Pirates on Friday, as he allowed just 1 run on 5 hits while walking none and racking up a dozen strikeouts over 8 innings of work. He tossed 70 of his 96 pitches...

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    AL Player Analysis - May 15, 2021

    Shohei Ohtani (DH/SP-LAA) Ohtani went 2-4 with a double and a HR, his 11th of the season. He also struck out twice. Ohtani now has a very impressive .264/.309/.600 line and has developed into one of the premier power bats...

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    Welcome to Seattle, Mr. Kelenic and Mr. Gilbert! - May 14, 2021

    Logan Gilbert, SP, SEA Gilbert made his MLB debut against the Indians on Thursday, and allowed 4 ER's on 5 hits in 4 IP, while striking out 5 without a BB. It wasn't an amazing debut by any means, but...

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    Harper at His Best - May 14, 2021

    Bryce Harper, OF (PHI) Harper picked up his fourth stolen base of the season on Thursday and may just possibly be in the midst of the best season of his career. Does that sound crazy? Well, how crazy is an...

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    NL Player Analysis- May 12, 2021

    Sonny Gray-Reds-SP Sonny Gray went 4.2 IP and gave up 1ER on 7 H, 2 BB, and 5 K's against the Pirates. Gray has now made five starts and has a 3.55 ERA and 1.46 WHIP across 25.1 IP. The...

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    Cole is on a Roll - May 13, 2021

    Gerrit Cole, SP, NYY Cole was spectacular against the Rays on Wednesday, striking out 12 batters in 8 shutout innings, while allowing 4 hits and no walks. Cole has a 78:3 K:BB so far this season - I'll repeat that,...

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    McCullers Dominates Angels - May 12th, 2021

    Lance McCullers Jr, Houston Astros - Lance McCullers spun a gem on Tuesday with nine strikeouts over eight innings, allowing just the hits, two walks, and a single earned run. McCullers has seen an interesting pitch mix change over the...

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    NL Player Analysis - May 12, 2021

    Bryce Harper (OF-PHI) Harper went 1 for 3 with a pair of walks with his 7th home run of the season. Since getting hit by a pitch almost two weeks ago, Harper has missed about a week's worth of games...

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    NL Player Analysis - May 11th, 2021

    Alex Wood, SP, SF Wood improved his record to 4-0 with 7.0 innings of one-run ball against the Rangers on Monday evening. Wood struck out seven while allowing four hits and three walks. Wood has been very consistent so far...

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    AL Player Analysis - May 11, 2021

    Jared Walsh had a monster game on Monday against the Astros, going 4-for-4 with a double, a homer, two RBIs, a walk, and a stolen base. In addition to powering LA to a 5-4 win over Houston, the big game...

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    AL Player Analysis- May 9, 2021

    Zack Greinke-Astros-SP Zack Greinke went 4 IP and gave up 4 ER on 9 H, 0 BB, and 4 K's against the Blue Jays. Greinke had once again been very solid to start the year before today's dud. On the...

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    Weekly NL Report - May 9th, 2021

    IN THE LINEUP Ender Inciarte began his rehab assignment with Gwinnett on Thursday. Inciarte has been shelved with a hamstring injury for around three weeks but is nearing his return now. He'll slot in as a backup outfielder for the...

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    AL Player Analysis- May 9, 2021

    Cavan Biggio- 2B- TOR- Hot-Biggio went 1-for-2 with 2 walks and his third homer of the season. Over the past 3 games he is 5-for-9 with 3 walks and no strikeouts. Regression to the mean is kicking in as his...

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    NL Player Analysis - May 9, 2021

    Max Scherzer settled for the no-decision on Saturday after allowing one run on two hits and one walk with 14 strikeouts over 7 1/3 innings against the Yankees. Scherzer was in top form after tossing a complete game in his...

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    NL Analysis - May 8th, 2021

    Trever Rogers, SP, MIA Rogers gave up one run in 5.0 innings of work and collected his fourth win of the season on Friday night. The 23-year-old struck out six while allowing four hits and walking two in the outing....